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captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> an unprecedented surrender. the oakland police department gives up authority to a court appointed director. is it enough to avoid a federal takeover? california schools are poised for a tidal wave of money, nearly $3 billion over 5 years. to make schools greener. a bleak future for african-american school-aged boys. it's one of several alarming findings of a legislative committee study. >>> plus, a conversation with an education innovator, sal khan, on a mission to bring a free world class education to anyone, anywhere. >> it's really about the student taking ownership of their own learning. >> coming up next. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." big news today from the u.s. supreme court on gay marriage. before we get to our other topics, we'll briefly discuss that with our panelists. joining me tonight are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle" education reporter. matthai kuruvila, also with the "san francisco chronicle." and paul rogers with "san jose mercury news." the high court announced it
, 34 for napa and vallejo. low forties for at oakland. looking at your day planner for the most part sunny skies into the afternoon. it will be a silly one. temperatures only climb into the mid '50s. the cold arctic air from the gulf of alaska is sticking around in the bay area. heading into tomorrow we have the possibility for some light rain. light winds are certainly a possibility as well. as we head into the weekend keep your umbrella out. more rain headed to the bay area saturday and sunday. i'm tracking all of the rain coming up and my next report. >> 6 of 5:00 a.m. and after years of legal wrangling and open and a powerful outside compliance director is set to oversee the oakland police department. a federal judge signed off on the plan yesterday. the compliance director will have the power to demote or fire the police chief as well as that an action plan for carrying out some reforms. they will regard the use of force an alleged racial profiling. the compliance director's power to impose discipline is limited to the command staff of the police apartment. the director also hav
tides)) it was supposed to be a bigp toward revitalizing east oakland. but neighbors are worried about their safy there. turns out, criminals love t nice new neighborhood near h and san leandro. and cbs-5 reporter da lin explains: homeowners are running into roadblocks trying to keep tm out. it's a five block oasis of family friendly homes, wall off from its crime-ridden led to this deadly crash on san mateo bridge. the chp >>> we invested our money into a new oakland? 24 community. >> reporter: neighbors say crime in this tight-knit community has escalated. first they dealt with petty crime like graffiti then robbery. >> they totally kicked in our front door in broad daylight and ransacked our house. >> the latest crime the murder of 56-year-old old man on tuesday night in front of his house. his daughter says he had just gone home from work. police don't have a motive but neighbors think it was a robbery. >> he is a great person. last night he needed me. i wasn't there. >> reporter: the murder sped up efforts to secure this development. there are three ways to get in and out and the
>>> sky 7 hd caught this flooding at the macarthur freeway in oakland where caltrans was hard at work unplugging drains. we are on storm watch this morning. hi, i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. i was caught in that with thousands when the golden gate bridge was shutdown. katie marzullo was also in that big mess. it was really bad northbound. >> reporter: it was. we were stuck in it as well. take a look now, northbound and southbound traffic on the golden gate bridge moving freely in both directions would have been a sight for sore eyes something commuters this morning probably never thought they would see again as they sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic. video from sky 7 hd if you can see through the thick fog and rain this morning, two white cars in the far right lanes of northbound traffic at vista point, they hit, head-on. miraculously chp says own minor injuries they couldn't tell me how many were injured. they cannot confirm bad weather played a role. you can see how low visibility was and how slick the roads were. now look at the toll on the bridge this is the
determined he had been shot. police say there is no evidence the killing is gang related. >>> in oakland a $10,000 reward is being offered in that city's latest homicide. someone shot and kill the a man on 83rd avenue and d street yesterday afternoon. the victim a 49-year-old man died at the scene. no one has been arrested and the motive is still under investigation. but this is oakland's 122nd homicide that compares to 105 at the same time last year. >>> oakland police are teaming up with their san francisco counterparts to get guns off the streets. they will be hosting a gun buy back program from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.. in oakland drop offs can be made at st. benedicts church and in san francisco at the omega boy's club. >>> police in vallejo are warning people to watch out for fake ipads this holiday shopping season. the warning comes after officers uncovered a stash of fake apple boxes like the one we are showing you there in or picture. instead of ipads the boxes contained black picture frames. the fake devices had an apple cut out logo and wrapped in bubble tape to confuse buyers
in oakland the flag was lowered to half staff. the president has ordered all flags be lowered to half staff until tuesday. scenes like this one in san francisco played out across the country this evening. >>> other leaders reacting throughout the day about this shooting. both of california senators were quick to send out statements this first one from senator dianne feinstein. she said quote i am horrified and incensed by today's tragedy in connecticut. these massacres don't seem to stop, they continue on and on. and governor barbara boxer says, this touches us all so deeply. and it is long past time that we enacted sensible gun laws and school safety legislation. >>> whenever there's a tragedy like this the debate over gun control heats up. coming up in less than 10 minutes a look at this case and california laws when it comes to guns. >> we want to know go live to newton connecticut, maribel aber is there. it's a little after 9:00 in the evening. it's been a long and difficult day. maribel can you giver -- give us an idea of what's happening in the community right now. >> hi gasia and ke
explained what oakland unified will now have to do as a punishment. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds. $50,000 just this year, dolled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money. tonight they left after we approached them. a joint cbs 5 california watch investigation earlier this year questioned the district's lack of oversight, allowing inflated enrollments by the school to get the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her duties as a developmental teacher. that sounds a little excessive. >> it does. i'm not aware of their particul
for bart riders. >>> crime in oakland is out of control. but tonight, health is on the way. a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some solutions. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on the man who brings coast-to-coast credibility. >> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland. and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree. crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department, legendary lawman bill bratton. he's the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius
. the new law would make that mandatory for drivers with >>> just a day after oakland's top officials unveiled a new plan to fight crime. three people were killed overnight. two young men were gunned down about one this morning on mead avenue. about an hour and a half later. a woman was found stabbed to death on walnut street. kron 4's j.r. stone has more on what one of the department's new "top cop" consultants is saying about the crime rate. return to index of stories... ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------ (jrs) oakland murders-take cgpkg return to index of stories... ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------ (jrs) oakland murders-on cam >> reporter: bratton will be a consultant starting in february. for the oakland police department. >> they will have to completely revamp their crime strategy program. >> reporter: after this announced three people were killed and hoagla oakland. bringing the homicide rate to alarming level. limited is unfortunate that the confidence level of the public does not
with the port of oakland, a $7 billion a year operation. we uncovered that top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest that front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once from a mine vivan going into this downstairs bar in mid town oakland. it's a familiar scene neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing that i thought there is just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe juliet, a business that bills itself as a private room karaoke bar is also where the port of oakland's international marketing manager spend $5 auto,000 of the receipt shows his credit card was charged at 1:44 in the morning and he wrote it was a business meeting with four members of china merchants a large port operator in china who were in town for a trade symposium. >> it was what is
of oakland, a '7 billion a year operation and wen uncovered top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest is a front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once in midtown oakland. it's a familiar scene that neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing i thought there was just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe joliet is where the port of oakland's manager like, dunnigan show his credit card was charged at 1:44 a.m. on his experience report dunnigan wrote, "it was a business meeting with china merchant, a large port operator who was in town for a national symposium. a regular told us, you can get girls here." in an online rough for the same location, a customer said he was shown six women and was asked which one do you want? can you tell us w
loves her. it's a shock. >>reporter: ramona foreman mona to family and friends is oakland latest victim of gun violence. mother of 2 and grandmother of 4 was shot and killed only block from his where she lived. >> 2 people shooting we continue know who they were but we definitely know it wasn't meant for my mama. >>reporter: oakland police agree. she was caught if the cross fire of 2 unidentified shooters and was not their intended target. they say she was leaving this dollar store with her sister headed home when bullet started flying. mona hit and died at the corne corner. words quickly spread through the neighborhood and eventually to her family. >> everybody everybody told us it was mama. i ran straight through the yellow tape. >>reporter: today investigators are turning to to witnesses and surveillance camera to help them identify those responsible. >> you know, it's a grandmother and it's an older black woman. >>reporter: another innocent victim of oakland violence. this organization restorative justice for oakland youth working to change that. >> this is a big loss
's eve plans to of chileans for is for your plans. >> 514 concord and pleasanton. 52 expected and oakland. satellite and radar picture shows high clouds to contend with. the rain will be at bay. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows some cold mornings to look for to. rain chance to stay out of the way until thursday. that is a slight chance any rain we see will be north of the golden gate bridge. overall mild, sunny conditions. a bit warmer as we transition into the weekend. >> i will have more on the weekend forecast coming up in my next report. >> meantime, let us look at traffic. it is quiet. a lot of people have the day off. only a couple of cards that approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic moves well. no leader in lights. >> the san mateo bridge traffic is not to bad. no accidents to report. as we wrap up our bridge checked a live look at the golden bridge showed south bound 101 doing fine with a drive of 22 minutes out of novato into the city. >> a deadly shooting in oakland least a 15 year old girl dead and a 14 year-old in the hospital this morning. >> the gun
for a gallon of gas regular gas is $3.62 in san francisco. >> in san jose $3.53. and $3.52. in oakland. the average across california $3.54. >> and a reminder of the bay area favorite way bring in new year is always with kron 4. the biggest partisan spectacular fireworks will be on kron for new year's live show. it's hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich . kron fours news live start at 1130 on new year's eve. >> welcome back the time is 4:14. >> there is plenty of snow off to the side in the lake tahoe area. resort are reporting lots of fresh powder. we are talking feet of fresh powder. and outlets and by three has also been downgraded from and several to moderate. >> i wish i could go there this weekend. the conditions are amazing. i would be careful though. to get a live look at the bay area from our roof in san francisco. the san mateo bridge on the right a quiet start to the morning. more on our weather and traffic. here is our lovely erica. >> happy friday. take a look outside at the golden gate bridge. we do have areas of dense fog. will see an increase in cloud covered thr
. in the north bay, just under 2 in.. one half inch pan san francisco, traces and dublin. and oakland, also not that much but this system is just as strong as the last one. we will see scattered showers with the high wind advisory in place for the bay bridge. the high wind advisory starting at 10:00 p.m. the heaviest rainfall and corn will be tomorrow morning court wednesday. the good news is that-quarter will be tomorrow but a decrease in showers for the latter part of said it will not be that bad. we will time it out on futurecast. i will let you know what we can expect. when we can get a break. >> we are going to jeff bush. you say that residents are looking at a rapidly rising river? >> let me put this into perspective take a look behind me. this is the parking lot behind johnson's speech. 2 mi. from downtown and the water is already risen. the parking lot and set to about 2 ft. or that grassy area is toward a normal river level is nearly 50 ft.. so it has risen nearly 100 ft.. let me show you video from earlier the russian resort is swollen. in some portions of it is up to the tree bra
do something as significant as making sure that all of the current employees at the arena in oakland are extended jobs on this new warriors arena here in san francisco. that is also of great significance. we've oftentimes said, even in our own negotiations with the niners as they moved out, that we wanted to take care of our workers. and similarly with the warriors coming over here, they want to take care of people who have been loyal to them at the oracle arena. and some of them are right here who have worked many years at oracle as well and i think that builds confidence for you that we're dealing with the right people who make the right decisions concerning your lives. >>> so, we can't say no to jobs. obviously we say yes to job creation, but we also a big yes to quality jobs, jobs that have security, that have been backed with them for many years. that's why there are so many of the employees here today to represent their support and interestses in the way these decisions are being made. so, i want to just thank mike casey for your efforts, you and your negotiating team because i
happened at the oakland coliseum. a man fell is in critical condition this morning. the california supreme court could pile up position on prop 8 this morning. also an earthquake hits japan this morning we will have more coming out. >> the live look outside in san jose, still looking pretty but dark out there. in dealing with cloudy conditions as well as past patchy dense fog and the north bay. we're expecting plenty of sunshine in the afternoon, a bit warmer than yesterday. mostly clear and cool conditions into the evening. the full forecast is coming up in just a bit but for now over to erika >> the content as back up to the bay bridge plaza continues. to my knowledge the meeting lights are not active and we do not have any problems around the bay area. the east a phrase look good and no problems in the south bay no accidents along the peninsula and: easy drive time. 23 minutes out of the bottle into the city. >> overnight we had a strong earthquake in the northeastern part of japan. it was a 7.3 earthquake and the same area where we had a 9.0 earthquake years ago that killed 2000 people
and was taken to highland hospital in serious condition. live in oakland christien kafton ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are new talks about a new stadium for the raiders. coming up what the nfl says it will do to help the team. >>> two restaurants at the san jose shopping center were evacuated after a friar broke out. they responded around 9:20 last night after reports of spoke inside panda express. it took awhile before they located the source of the fire. firefighters said it had been smoldering for some time. >> so the exterior signs of the restaurants could have been the cause and it was burning in that crawl space. >> and again firefighters say it's possible rainwater leaked into the sign and caused a short circuit. no one was hurt in the fire. the restaurants have water damage but firefighters say they should reopen by today. >>> in overnight news the oakland police swat team surrounded an apartment complex. police tell us warrants were served at 79th and mccarthur. this all started around 11:30 last night and ended at 2:00 a.m.. right now oakland police have not released any informati
, the oakland police department has for the past decade been under court order to make reforms. it stems from a high-profile misconduct lawsuit involving a group of cops known as the riders. now city leaders are hoping a last-minute tentative deal will avoid a federal takeover of the department. matthai kuruvila, i know you've been covering this story. what are the details of this settlement and what does it mean for the department? >> well, what this agreement involves is an agreement between the police union, the city and professors attorneys who filed this original civil rights lawsuit. what they've decided on is creating a compliance director. now, this would be a quasi mayor of oakland in a sense in that he gets to -- he or she would have the power to fire the police chief with the court approval. they would have the power to direct the city administrators. those are two things currently only the mayor has. it's limited in scope in that it would only effect the reform tasks that are incomplete for the police department. the city had been very concerned that this potential receiver, or fe
a developing story we have three people dead overnight in oakland. first there is a double shooting and that happened on this location on the 8800 block of main street in west oakland. that happened around 1 this morning. there around 230 there is a fatal stabbing of the 550 blocks of walnut street. police are still investigating right now and will traiwill tran is jg us live on the scene. >> the police have been here for about five hours now talking to witnesses and collecting evidence. they're now in the process of removing the 2 million men who were killed here. i spoke with someone who looked out the window and saw at least two rounds fired at the man. before they left they fired more shots at the bodies. at this point we do not have the names of the victims or the motive at this point. i got here shortly before 5:00 in the morning and a handful of police of ulcers were here and now we're seeing more and more officers on the scene. we're on the verge of breaking this case. there's still cameras in the area while it is fresh in seeing that they did talk to any more witnesses. unf
airport faced delay because of low visibility. the pass ofthe san josi and oakland airports did not experience any significant delays. >>> our storm watch continues on-line. we put a link to the forecast center website. that is where you can monitor the current levels of russian and napa rivers. to find the link go to ktvu.com and click on the storm watch tab. >>> just about an hour ago there were some tense moments in oakland as several people surrendered to police in connection with a series of armed robberies. now we want to show you about 9:00 near 63rd and market streets in north oakland. at one point, four people came out of a home, walking backwards towards officers who took them into custody. >> looks like we have multiple robberys. investigators didn't is say exactly what was stolen, only that pedestrians were involved. we're going to have more on this story as details become available, coming up tomorrow on mornings on 2. >> the bay area is starting to feel the impact of a major strike at post los angeles and long beach. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in the newsroom
the -- at the oakland coliseum. he was on the third deck and fell or jumped onto the concrete floor on the lower concourse. it appears to have been an accident but police are still investigating. >>> the nfl commissioner is talking about a possible new stadium for the raiders. roger goodell was at last night's game and he says the league is willing to provide as much as $200 million to help build the stadium to keep the team in oakland. goodell says the league's investment would first require a deal between the raiders and oakland officials. we'll see what happens there. commissioner says the raiders and 49ers could possibly work out a deal to share a stadium. the new 49ers stadium in santa clara is topped out. workers have lifted two beams to the highest point of the structure. they were signed by the team, city leaders and hundreds of construction workers. they're moving right along with that. >> look at the two guys on the other side of the beam, they're up there a hundred feet. >>> a phone call and a persistent brother are credited for the rescue of a woman stranded in the snow in the sierra
. >>> thank you, career. >> yesterday afternoon in oakland on third street between broadway and frankly was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. then like a couple fire -- sounded like a coupl
in other areas 22 mile per hour wind gust in oakland out of northeast that's why it is so mild this morning in some areas outside of our inland valleys mid to upper 50s around the bay and coast at 7:00, 40 -- 40s inland warmest afternoon in the forecast. >>> 6:15. >>> if you own an ipad, kindle or any other tablet you probably know the frustration of not finding it where you left it last night because the kids are using. >> now there are tablets made for kids for good or bad. michael finney and consumer reports look at choices. >> reporter: if you are not wild about sharing your tablet with your kids, good news, this year more tablets made especially for them and far from kids play. consumer reports checked them out. colorful tablets are made for kids but they've got features all grown-up. >> this year we are seeing tablets with real android operating systems wifi and expandable memory. >> reporter: consumer reports evaluated five tablets designed for kids between $150 and $200. testers checked lots of features, including display quality. some screens were hard to view from angle. this mach
. >>> well oakland wants to fill the new job center but some say the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that's because the money would come from revenue generated by new billboards near the bay bridge toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along the freeway at the bay bridge landing. they would join the 3 that are already there. >> okay i grant y this it's a monstrosity but those decision have already been made and negotiated since the bill beard are going to be there, the revenue or some of the revenue from the billboard ought to fund the job center. >>reporter: as show of support for the funding plan oakland clergy join with other community members to hold a candle light vigil and prayer schlts event held at the west oakland library which would house t
in oakland. neighbors are hailing firefighters for protecting them from a huge vehicle and business fire this morning. we'll tell you how it's connected to a stolen vehicle and show you exclusive video. >>> we are lye in the tenderloin where thousands of people have been braving cold temperatures and lock hours to get a much needed holiday meal. >>> officially old man winter is not here yet. boy is he close knocking on the door. we'll take a look at those coming up. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day, wednesday, december 19th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check in with steve. i'm looking for the tweets from tahoe. a lot of people start heading up for the christmas break. >> it's three degrees up there. two below in truckee. >> the rain this week will probably bring snow. >> that is a great question. a lot of people are traveling. i don't think you have to worry about snow levels too low around tahoe and truckee. freeze warning out for the north bay. frost advisory for everyone else. there is 20s and 30s. it will be a cold
in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland this weekend. the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretched for blocks in east oakland. everyone was there to exchange their firearms. the deal was you get $200 cash for each working gun you turned in. for a lot of people, connecticut was very much on their minds. >> i think it just puts the whole gun violence in a different perspective. and basically makes everything real. >> getting some guns off the streets, grandkids or kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> just as cars were lining up for the buyback, ironically, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th at 7:30 yesterday morning. >>> there was also a long line in san francisco yesterday for a gun buyback. police worked with community groups to get the word out about their program. and so many people responded in san francisco that they ran out of money and had to give people iou's. >> the recent events have really spurred something that i've been thinking about fo
in oakland and three people are killed. two and one location >> the clock is ticking this morning for a solution in washington d.c.. to businesses sunday. the dollar closedesses down 18. we had a big drop right now down 94. the dow just over the $13 mark. >> if amazon as announce this year's holiday sales of the biggest ever. >> if consumers purchased 306 items for second on their peak day this season. >> amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. >> that is a new record for the online retailer. amazons set another record on christmas day for digital download. the candkindle continues to dominate the websites bestsellers. with the kindle fire a stab the leading the way. >> a new study finds have all americans are still holding on to their land lines. the centers for disease control says of the more than 20,000 households interviewed in the first half of 2012. >> off just over half used wireless phones for nearly all fall cause. >> that is less than a 2 percent increase compared to the same time last year. what a small increase? pepper while you're bef
francisco and about 60 in oakland. that's a look at weather. gianna, how's traffic? >> it's not too bad. we are starting to see a few break lights at the altamont pass westbound 580. eastbound 580 there is still roadwork in effect north greenville to north flynn at least one lane closed until with 11:00 today so expect delays on the eastbound side, as well. eastbound highway 4 at loveridge wrapping up in the next few minutes. right now all lanes still shut down for roadwork through there and better news along 101. we had three lanes completely shut down northbound near 92. that's now been cleared. we should get back up to speed within the next few minutes. accident blocking one lane still very early no delays as you work your way through there westbound 80 clear and in fact the eastshore freeway commute looks good. mass transit on time. bart under way with no delays. bart, ace, muni, caltrain and your ferries all no delays. there are street closures near folsom and essex. we are learning that the essex street ramp to the eastbound bay bridge connector is shut down. so we'll let you though w
of railroad avenue in east oakland. >> authorities said the fire began in a pickup truck. >> the finest and spread to a commercial building nearby. >> to cause the fire remains under investigation and no suspects are in custody. >> a lockdown at san jose city college's been lifted after officers and several hours searching the campus for a reported gunmen. >> is a video from the abc sky seven h d of the scene. >> the campus was locked down route 430 yesterday afternoon after school officials reports of alleged arms suspect on campus. >> city college and san jose police searched campus for nearly three hours and did not find a suspect. >> police said there were no reports of gunshots. >> parents in town conn have cautiously sent their children back to school. >> i was naturally love to keep my kids in a bubble but you cannot live that way. >> the close-knit community is forever changed because of the 20 children that will never return to class. the investigation continues into what sparked the shooting rampage. >> the shooter left is less computer at his home so far as investigators have
across the bay or look down in san jose, where the crime rates have rocketed off the charts. oakland has twice the number of homicides we have in a city half the size because they were laying off officers. i think the reality of the situation you that you have to have officers on the streets with proactive law enforcement in order to prevent that situation. so i think the fact that we're hiring we owe great honors and kudos to the mayor and the board of supervisors. because otherwise we would be in the same situation and it's terrible what is happening over there, especially in oakland. with reference to other reports i attended a memorial with the chief for officer gelf, who was also killed in the line of duty and interesting, most of the officers there were talking how they were going to retire in the next six months and making the hiring of new officers very important. our officers learned that night that they should have the same weapons so they could share am nation and legislation that resulted from that because the suspect who killed the officer was wearing body armoire. it was a
to track down her killer. >>> four people are wounded in late-night gunfire near oakland's lake merritt. we have new information on the condition of the victim. >>> it's another stormy morning commute in the bay area. heavy traffic in richmond and berkeley. what you need to know before you hit the highway. >> reporter: and the latest storm is hitting the bay area as we speak. we'll tell you how businesses, residents and commuters are preparing, as "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> in the pouring rain, berkeley crime technicians spent the night collecting schools in a fatal shooting outside of a school. alex savidge is live where a woman riding her bicycle was gunned down there. alex? >> reporter: good morning. the woman was likely in her late 40s and early 50s. so far she's not been identified. she was riding her bike along this stretch of sacramento street late last night when she was shot to death. the circumstances before that shooting still unclear fo
branch fell in a road along highway 13 in the oakland hills. this is from eight this morning. they pushed it to the side and were starting to clean it up when we took the shots. orinda, they had parked cars in the way. that is right across from the shell gas station. there were two cars stuck under that tree. >>> in today's wet weather, it is a reminder of all the storms. drivers were avoiding puddles and pedestrians were doing what ever they could to keep dry. >>> one week ago, we were tracking the first storm moving into the bay area. since then, tracking multiple storms out there. and look at the rainfall. it is over the past 24 hours and the bulk of this. it is horrible timing for the morning commute. there you go with the yellow and oranges. san francisco, over an inch of rain. santa rosa over an inch. and concord, .34. the latest right now on live stormtracker. and the bulk of the significant rain is out to the east. we will have a few light showers focused in the bay area itself. that is for the next few hours. it is around the central portions of the bay and closer to the san mate
authorities. if oaknd la does not reform -- if oakland does not reform faster. the person will have the power to demote staff and over rule the chief and even fire the chief. the civil rights attorneys and the mayor says it is power is necessary to make the reform. >> he will have responsibility to look at the area such as racial profiling and properly pointing weapons a the minorities. >> it will help us bring down crime in the city. >> the department has until the end of next year to complete the reforms. >> some breaking news out of the sierra. a woman has been found injured and her boyfriend is dead after the couple was reported missing last week. we have been following this story. they were last seen in the sacramento area and were heading from citrus heights back to nevada. authorities say they were in a collision of some kind. paula lane was fnd in alpine county tonight. she has been life flighted to a hospital. but her boyfriend is apparently dead. >>> people in t east bay may have felt their homes shaking. one measured 2.9 and the other 1.8. there are no reports of any other damages.
authorities. if oaknd la does not reform -- if oakland does not reform the person will have the power to demote staff and over rule the chief and even fire the chief. the civil rights attorneys and the mayor says it is power is necessary to make the reform. >> he will have responsibility to look at the area such as racial profiling and properly pointing weapons a the minorities. >> it will help us bring down crime in the city. >> the department has until the end of next year to complete the reforms. >> some breaking news out of the sierra. a woman has been found injured and her boyfriend is dead after the couple was reported missing last week. we have been following this story. they were last seen in the sacramento area and were heading from citrus heights back to nevada. authorities say they were in a collision of some kind. paula lane was found in alpine county tonight. she has been life flighted to a hospital. but her boyfriend is apparently dead. >>> people in the east bay may have felt their homes shaking. one measured 2.9 and the other 1.8. there are no reports of any other dama
:33 now, a man was seriously hurt at a fall during the oakland coliseum at the raider bronco game last night. he fell to the lower concourse 30 feet. it happened after the game began. it was apparently accidental. the man is reportedly in serious condition this morning. >>> nfl commissioner roger goodell says the league is willing to help build the new stadium to keep the league in oakland. this could put adds much as $200 million in it. it would first require a deal between the raiders and oakland officials e though. >>> and a big milestone for the santa clara stadium. two beams placed at the highest point, they were signed by the team city leaders and hundreds of construction workers. when it's done, about 18,000- tons of steel will support that stadium, and they are moving fast. >>> a woman stranded six nights in the sierra may have been saved by a gut feeling and a call. >> call it whatever you want, it was meant to be. it's just like we weren't going to come back without her. >> paula lane's brother found her crawling in the snow two nights ago a after a mysterious tip came in fro
to the oakland ports spending scandal complete bay area news coverage starts now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >> good evening, it's monday, december 10th. this is bay area news at 7:00. first, a father is shot dead. now, two days later, his stepson is shot and wounded just away. we have jade to tell us more. >>> well, people who live here are talking. one man in particular is a pastor who lost his neighbor saturday. today, he could have lost that man's son all because of gun violence. >> his sign says it's time to come together. >> pastor nicolaus alexander. this morning, he was sent to a neighborhood for another shooting. the first shooting took place in front of the pastor's home on saturday when someone shot and killed a neighborhood while he was sitting in his car. >> we were friends. he was by neighbor. and so he wasn't a gang member or somebody that is on the streets or whatnot. he was a father. >> reporter: this morning, pastor says williams stepson was a block or so away from friends when someone opened fire. bullets struck the man and grazed a man by him. >> i don't see for
that warehouse was a marijuana growing operation. now about 20 officers from oakland's crime reduction unit this morning raided the warehouse on edge water drive near oakland airport. they bagged marijuana plants they is a produced 20 to 30 pounds of pot a month or 700 plants. police also recovered approximately $40,000 in cash and 2 starter pistols. police arrested two men, one of them 63 years old. late this afternoon, a long time marijuana activist came by. he says he is the one running the operation. and he says they shut off the power and he went inside and saw the stems of the plant had been cut. he was trying to do the right thing and thought he has the right permits to run an operation for medical marijuana but police say he did not have the right permits in place. now that man says he plans on failing out the two men that have been arrested and he plans to call his lawyer. reporting live in oakland, ktvu channel 2 news. >> bart is stepping up security for holiday travelers in san francisco and oakland. more police will be patrolling downtown stations. in oakland they'll team up wit
for driving under the influence last friday near the san leandro oakland city line. at a school board meeting this week, james disclosed his arrest and assured the board he learned from his mistake and takes his position very seriously. >>> bart riders can expect to see more police officers in oakland and san francisco today. bart is beefing up police patrols at its stations in downtown san francisco. the goal is to provide for protection for holiday shoppers. >>> in oakland, city police will join bart officers this afternoon in providing escorts for passengers parked at the west oakland station. >>> more bay area headlines. drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in a deadly crash on the san mateo bridge. the accident had traffic backed up for miles. according to investigators, the driver of a honda was flashing hazard lights and slowing down after getting a flat tire. another car failed to slow down and slammed into that honda killing a woman who was sitting in the back seat. >>> the oakland police department avoids a complete federal takeover. now a compliance director will keep track
with his wife in oakland. too many memories. we found that out from the fed- ex driver. >> it is crazy. i can not understand what he is going through. >> reporter: he is his cousin and he is gutted by the news of yet another shooting. >> please, please, what can we do? what can we do in this country to stop this situation from happening all of the time? we can not live lifelike this. >> reporter: this is a memorial garden outside of the university. a stone for every victim. nobody here wanted to talk but for this family, talking is healing. >> we wish that some kind of thing you can do so you change things to prevent them from not happening. >> reporter: that is his christmas wish. >> now, today, the mayor issued a statement saying with the shooting in oakland earlier this year the city knows exactly what newtown connecticut is going through and offered oakland support in any way that it can. back to you. >>> the tragedy in connecticut brings to mind the 1989 deadly mas shooting at an elementary school in stockton. january 17th, 1989 the authorities say patrick purdy walked into the cl
, that's why gun owners turn in their weapons. the large turnover in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet to kill somebody. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buy back was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms, $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, our grand kids or someone can't get these guns. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut school massacre that's on a lot of people's minds today. >> it puts the gun violence in a different perspective. >> now they understand at much more profound level that having a gun in your home that is not safely kept could be a gun in the street committing a crime. >> reporter: oakland police say the most dangerous times of year, right before chris
those victims. >>> today, oakland police plan to show the hundreds of guns turned in during a bi-back program. the department hosted one of its most -- buy-pack program. the department hosted one of its most successful ones yet. they teamed up to offer $200 per gun, no questions asked. they estimated they helped get 600 guns off the streets. the school massacre in connecticut has re-ignited the gun control debate. coming up at 7:15, the new legislation, dianne feinstein says she is will introduce next month. >>> new this morning, a home invasion just hours ago in san francisco. now the police are busy searching for the robbers. ktvu's brian flores is joining us live in the sunset district with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're live here at the 1600 block of sloat boulevard. still a very active scene here as several san francisco police officers are here investigating that home-invasion robbery that happened earlier this morning. we just got done talking with the resident of the house here. according to san francisco police and the resident we talked to,
looks good between walnut creek and oakland. if you are driving in san francisco here it is. northbound 101 traffic looks good approaching the 80 split. we are coming up on 4:30. let's go back to brian and pam. >>> we do begin with breaking news at a fire. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega joins us now from the scene. janine de la vega is down there at the scene. we will check in with her in a moment. >>> meantime oakland police are searching for the person who abandoned a stolen truck caught fire causing a nearby fire to also go up in flames. and ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is there with more information on who was injured and video of the huge flames. lorraine. >> reporter: good morning. investigators are looking for the person who started that fire and they are also looking for the person who stole that vehicle. you can see behind me the amount of wreckage left here this morning. we also notice there are security cameras out here. police will be checking that out. firefighters arrived just after midnight to find the car fully engulfed. they called it two alarms ju
a suspicious substance found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders.back live i can telle oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other hig
some scattered showers before the even arrives. oakland, berkeley, and richmond south of san leandro, and some light to moderate showers, san mateo, san bruno, red wood city. all the yellow and red and darker green, those are lightning strikes. that's the next round poised to move in. santa rosa, 2.5 inches of rain, and the north bay mountains had half a foot of rain in the past two hours. it was really windy too! san francisco topped out with a 43-mile per hour wind gust. oakland 37, san jose and concord 30 miles per hour. we'll talk about round 2, and there's one day in the forecast which is mainly dry. >>> and rain in the bay area means snow in the sierra, and it is really coming down tonight! 5 feet expected in the higher elevation ss by sunday. caltrans has put snow plows into rounds clock action. the roads are open but chains are required. >>> in mendocino, as a truck was cross, the truck's axle got caught in a hole, ripping the trailer away. fortunately no injuries. >>> alisa harrington has more on the rain and the problems it's causing. >> reporter: the north bay has really b
of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: a previously scheduled gun buyback program for oakland and san francisco got a boost today. hundreds of guns were bought by the oakland and san francisco police department. them to mass roman has the story. >> i just decided to get rid of the guns. >> michelle, who did not want to give her last name, was one of more than 200 people selling their guns to the police. many who waited in this long line were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 27 children in connecticut. >> it hit me strong. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> dana is a vietnam vet and says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. jan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> this is something that might hurt somebody some day. then i would feel terrible about that. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous door nor who contacted the youth program, who contacted the boys c club in san francisco. the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when a community says enough is enough, you got a g
found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders. back live i can tell you the oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other high profil
-and-run and vehicular manslaughter. >>>á5mv÷ oakland police lookingr the person=u[ who shot and woud a church parishioner and teenager, gunfire erupted outside the church>> manhole cover explosion forced closure of san francisco intersection. popcorn popping came if a fire in an underground vault the fire was caused by equipment failure. this happened after 5:00 last night at third and mission. the fire was quickly put out. >>> this morning, day after christmas, breakfast will be served at glide memorial church. yesterday the feast at st. anthony's drew thousands and scores of people willing to help, among them the naval academy football team in town for the game this saturday. they couldn't have spent christmas in a better way according to their cope. >> feel very fortunate to be here to besñk -- this is by far the best bowl event that our team has been involve
it would stop. >> those we spoke with say they become immune to gun fire in this part of east oakland and feel something has to be done. but until then a beloved member of the community is gone too soon. >> at first i didn't believe it. i mean, you know, mona, she never bothered anybody. why would somebody kill her. >> police have not released a suspect o or a motive. however some in the community believe the shooter was aiming at a car passing by. the family is planning a memorial this weekend. ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have new information tonight where police are searching for a bank robber. police tell us the city bank on third street was robbed just before 5:00. the man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, but tonight we have just received this surveillance photo of the suspect. the man there in the road hoodie is described as white in his 20s about 5'8" inches tall with a shaved head and tatoos on his hands, head and neck. >> police say that a hit and run driver killed a man out whacking his dog this morning. the accident happened at sutor and louisiana lose streets. th
to the south and we will have the entire forecast dried up in san francisco and over in oakland. the storm is causing problems all over the bay area. >> reporter: brian, you know, it is the sunday before the christmas holiday. that mean ace lot of people are out this doing last-minute shopping and going to holiday parties. but, the weather has not made it easy for drivers out this on the road. they are looking at the conditions from earlier. the standing water is hurting traffic and slow-moving drivers. and wind warnings on the bridges. this powerful storm even brought down trees on panoramic highway. and people had to detour adding hours to their trip. listen to this guy. >> they are saying that there is no power. the fire department told me the road is closed because they need to clear the tree. that was 2-1/2 hours. that is how long to cheer the trees. four hours -- clear the trees four hours ago and nobody is cutting the tree and they now say you can not pass in 12 hours. >> now, these trees weigh at least a ton and will take hours to cheer. back live, we are watching traffic as drive
in oakland is now facing a vehicular manslaughter charge. the chp says it pulled over a bmw on 90th avenue near bancroft on thursday night. but the driver took off as officers approached the car. a short distance away it collided with another car, killing a 21-year-old woman. the suspect ran but officers caught him. >> he did not appear to be very much under the influence. he was able to exit his vehicle and flee the scene, so that would show that he is coherent. >> police are still looking for a passenger who was in the suspect's car. >>> three more murders brings oakland's homicide rate to its highest level since 2006. two men were shot to death early yesterday morning. an hour and a half later, a woman was stabbed to death. police did make an arrest in her murder, but not the others. the killings were in an area of west oakland known for gang activity. the city's homicide rate now stands at 130. that is up from last year's total of 110. >>> a sixth person faces murder and other charges in the case of a man and woman found bound and gagged on a san francisco street. the authorities say
% full and the largest anderson reservoir is 41% full. >>> in oakland police are investigating multiple shootings including a homicide which happened this afternoon. neighbors near 24th street and chestnut neck west oakland, they heard multiple gunshots at about 2:30, our photographer accounted a total of 20 shell casings on the ground at two different crime scenes in the area. we are told that the victim is a man but his name has not been released there is no word on suspects or arrests. >>> in oakland they're investigating a shooting that injured two inside of a church. they were shot by stray bullets around 9:00 last night. most people are in stable condition right now. police say they have no suspects at this time. >>> a 24 hour strike by union nurses at nine bay area hospitals ended at 7:00 this morning. nurses walked off their jobs because of contract issues with sutter health and hca health care over health benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. a spokeswoman in berkeley said the union is miss representing management proposals. it's the eighth such walk out since negotiations st
the raiders build a new stadium in oakland. commissioner roger goodell says the league is willing to contribute money to get it accomplished. goodell also said the raiders could share the arena. >>> the addition of two steel beams hoisted in position today. >>> the dow rose 39 points, the nasdaq was up 15. investors continue to watch washington and talks on the so called fiscal cliff. november job numbers are also due out tomorrow. jobless claims fell sharply last week. the labor department said applications fell to 370,000. claims had temporarily spiked last month after superstorm sandy. analysts say the effects of the storm are still being seen in the four week average which stands at 408,000. >>> there is new information tonight about an albany middle school teacher who killed himself after being accused of sex allegations. 28-year-old james isam saki killed himself in september after police arrested him and searched his home. since then there has been debate about the extent of the crimes. according to court documents unsealed today, he exchanged thousands of flirtatious messa
lives. >>> new details about the killing of a chiropractor in oakland. live on hawkins drive where that shooting happened. neighbors felt safe there until something changed earlier this year. >> reporter: we're in front of the home where the 56-year-old man was gunned down last night. just moments ago, his family spoke with us about their loss. >> he's very kind. very caring. he gets along with everybody. >> the killing of quinn jun sun is the talk of the neighborhood. neighbors tell me, sun, a chiropractor lived here with his wife and has two children. >> the whole neighborhood is worried. we don't want this had a happen again. >> reporter: around 8:40 last night, neighbors say they heard two gunshots. police are still investigating why sun was killed. neighbors suspect robbery. >> i was highly upset, the lady, his wife was my friend. it's really sad. they're very nice people. they did nothing to hurt anybody. >> reporter: neighbors say these homes were built four years ago. a project to beautify oakland. it's located off of 880, an area where violence is common. >> it was a dream
details about the killing of a chiropractor in oakland. live on hawkins drive where that shooting happened. neighbors felt safe there until something changed earlier this year. >> reporter: we're in front of the home where the 56-year-old man was gunned down last night. just moments ago, his family spoke with us about their loss. >> he's very kind. very caring. he gets along with everybody. >> the killing of quinn jun sun is the talk of the neighborhood. neighbors tell me, sun, a chiropractor lived here with his wife and has two children. >> the whole neighborhood is worried. we don't want this had a happen again. >> reporter: around 8:40 last night, neighbors say they heard two gunshots. police are still investigating why sun was killed. neighbors suspect robbery. >> i was highly upset, the lady, his wife was my friend. it's really sad. they're very nice people. they did nothing to hurt anybody. >> reporter: neighbors say these homes were built four years ago. a project to beautify oakland. it's located off of 880, an area where violence is common. >> it was a dream for me to buy property
some security officers will be walking off the job in a couple of days. >>> the oakland raiders have been given an extension to try to avoid a local television blackout this sunday. the team has until noon to meet the deadline to sell out at least 85% of its tickets. sunday's game is the home finale against the kansas chiefs. they are 3-2. the chiefs are 2- 11. oakland has lost six straight. >>> time now 5:17. sal is back. you have everything under control? >> i don't have the raiders under control. >> well, you and dave you will come together and fix it all. >> we are going to try. good morning. dave is our director here who is is a big raider fan. right now highway 4 is getting busier and it always -- i don't know why it surprises me. people are on the road early on highway 4 this morning is no exception. bay point area is a little crowded. 680 looks good. and 24 is looking good right now between walnut creek and oakland. also the morning commute looks good in oakland itself. this is interstate 880 north and southbound you can see from our live picture the traffic looking good. if
than 10 years. >>> the port of oakland and union workers have reached a tentative contract agreement. two weeks ago more than 500 members of sciu local 1021 went on strike. both sides had been bargaining at the table for 60 months. details of the agreement will be released from the contract when it is voted on wednesday. >>> the highway patrolman is recovering after flipping his cruiser on 580 during the overnight chase. it happened near the road around 3:30 a.m. and the trooper swerved to avoid a big rig and hit an embankment rolling his patrol car. he wasn't seriously hurt. the suspect he was chasing was caught and arrested. >>> the weekend shooting of a young man brings san jose's murder rate to a 20-year high. police say 17-year-old daniel cappatillo died on friday night. the victim of the suspected gang killing, which marks san jose's 43rd murder of 2012. the last time the city had that many killings was in 1997. >>> closing in on the fiscal cliff, the latest offer and rejection in washington. strange new clues about the whereabouts of a missing millionaire from silicone valley.
4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: breaking news tonight out of oakland: the city's police force is no longer facing a possible federal takeover. this afternoon the department reached a deal with civil rights attorneys who have been demanding reforms the agreement ends a 12 year legal battle over the vigilante justice administered by the rogue o=p=d officers known as the riders. >> and in san francisco: backpacks and briefcases .... blackberries and bottles of tequila. if you've lost any of these items to thieves ... the san francisco police may have some good news for you. >> the officers did a great job recovering in a with like to get it back to the rightful owners. >>pam: developing tonight at eight.. the city of oakland's deal. to stave off a federal takeover of its beleagured police department has brought years of legal battles to a sudden end. kron-4's philippe djegal is live in oakland tonight.. .. with details.. and what this means for the department.. going forward. >> pam, the community town hall meeting tonight at the elementary school in oaklan
when a 21-year-old man died during a drive-by shooting. >>> oakland police have fended off the feds and now a judge needs to sign off on this last- minute deal with civil rights attorneys. instead, they agreed to a compliance director appointed by a judge and paid for by the city. cbs 5 insider phil matier says both sides can claim a partial victory now. >> the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. most importantly, what they avoid is a complete federal takeover something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could lead it a judge telling them they don't have enough cops and ordering them to hire more. >> according to the "oakland tribune" this makes oakland the first city in the nation to have its police command staff under the authority of a court- appointed director. >>> hundreds of people showed up to talk about crime at an oakland town hall meeting. mayor quan admitted oakland is seeing more violent crime, specifically robberies. police officials talked about programs they are using to fight
the mess. >>> a hit-and-run driver who struck an oakland police officer last night is still on the loose. it happened around 11:00 last night near 6th and washington. police tell us the officer wasn't seriously hurt but the driver could face charges. >>> a geyser of water shooting out of this fire hydrant closed a main entrance to the bay bridge this morning. san francisco police say a driver slammed into the fire hydrant at folsom and essex. apparently the man didn't stop as police tried to pull him over. he was taken to the hospital and then arrested. >>> oakland has failed to reform its police department. even though it worked out a deal avoid a full federal takeover, it has become the first in the nation to surrender part of its command to a court-appointed compliance director. cbs 5 reporter da lin on what happens next. >> that agreement in my opinion is going to be absolutely worse for the oakland police department to be able to function. >> reporter: oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan did not want to talk about the partial federal takeover. but councilman ignac
that steady stream of traffic sneaking its way back up westbound. up next a look here at 880 near the oakland coliseum. you can see traffic flowing well in both directions. >>> a man is in the hospital after falling about 30 feet inside the coliseum in last nights raiders game. christien kafton is at the oakland coliseum with the investigation. good morning, christien. >> reporter: i have been texting the sheriffs office trying to find out more about this. here's what we do know during or right before last nights game a fan was on the third deck there. you can see how high that deck is there and either fell or jumped to the lower concourse below. the fan fell an estimated 30-50 feet to land on the concrete below. that fan fell during last nights raiders-broncos game. emt, police, and sheriffs deputies were on scene and able to respond quickly. there are conflicting reports over whether that fan fell or jumped. emergency workers took that fan to highland hospital just 3.5 miles away with serious injuries. his identity has not been released at this point. the raiders have released a statement s
. d-con. get out. >>> good morning. oakland raiders fan fighting for his life right now. fell from the third deck of the oakland coliseum. what police are telling us this morning. >>> tsunami hits the coast of japan after a strong earthquake. how that warning stands right now. >>> and more financial hardship expected for city college of san francisco. we'll tell you why and how students will be effected. >>> plus locked out of the battle over the fiscal cliff. why california congresswoman nancy pelosi and other leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we se
joseph was beaten severely but will be joining his family and loved ones. >>> tonight, oakland police are trying to find the killer who shot a map to death in broad daylight near jack london square. it happened this afternoon. john alston says the shooting hag raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing, the victim's body was removed in oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place just a few blocks from the entrance to jack london scare where a lick -- lake merritt resident. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. i'm afraid for my chirp to walk by themselves. i feel like there's -- it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the e the middle of role school -- roll call and got her quickly. >> police do not believe this was random attack ex-some residents heard gunshot. >> i thought that noise could be been gunshots. >> sounds like a couple firecracks going off. >> detectives were hoping to see what hap
bill board. abc 7 news is live for us in west oakland. >> we're talking about several new bill boards out there. this vigil just wrapping up here. they had it heer because this is where this career center would be locate bud some say the plan to pay for it is a sellout for the community. one blight is another funding source. that is the gift of the controversy over thousand pay for a new job and resource center. a proposed deal between the and i army base developer would fund the center with<í proceeds with five new bright and shiny bill boards. they would join the three that are already there. >> i will grant you that. but those decisions have been made in negotiated since the bill boards goring to be there, revenue from the bill board is and ought to fund the job center. >> oakland clergy joined to hold a vigil and prayer service. the events held on 18th and adeline. opponents say the proposed deal is ultimately a bad one for the community. >> we want jobs and a job center. to base it on polluting the landscape it trying to pit us against each other. that is the intention of this.
past emeryville, port of oakland to san francisco, clear, crisp air, live doppler spins and picks up clear air this morning. this time tomorrow, going to start seeing rain in the north bay. one day reprieve from this active pattern. here's a look at temperatures, only reporting station inland is not in the 30s is antioch at 40 within. san francisco 45. san -- san jose 39. mid to upper 30s monterey bay and inland. today partly cloudy, cool and dry, no need for the wet weather gear. tomorrow and saturday, absolutely. more chances of utilizing that next week. low to mid 50s today from 52 concord, 56 oakland, fremont, palo alto, santa rosa, 55 in san francisco and san jose, sunny monterey temperatures inland from 54 to 56°. cold tonight, 30s inland, a few 30s, fremont, palo alto, clouds on the increase through the morning. light rain starting to develop early during tomorrow's morning commute in the north bay, we get a reprieve today yesterday's wet weather maker wreaking havoc in southern california. unsettled cold flow coming from alaska, 4:00 tomorrow morning by 7:00 all of us except
are learning more about a shooting in oakland this morning that wounded four people. officers say they found three men suffering from gunshot wounds around 7:30 this morning near international boulevard, between 84th and 85th avenues. all three men were hospitalized. a fourth female victim was dropped off at the hospital. all of the victims are expected to be okay. police say two people were arrested in connection with this shooting. >>> a teenage boy is in critical condition after a drive-by shooting in san francisco's intermission district. police say just before 1:30 this morning, four men in a car opened fire on the teen near the intersection of potraro avenue and 24th. the wounded boy managed to walk a block to san francisco general hospital. the victim's name and age have not been released. >>> we are on storm watch again tonight. the latest system is bringing lingering rain across the bay area, starting this morning in the north bay, then moving south. here's a look at the scene, at san francisco's union square, was the wet weather didn't deter holiday shoppers. it is causing delays o
. >>> two adults and juvenile had been raised for the shooting deaths in oakland. 14-year-old raquel and 15-year-old bobby were gunned down on a quiet street corner. a car drove by and fired at least 36 shots. >>> a 16-year-old boy was accused of paint be bomb threats. this graffiti name add teacher from monta vista high. we have obscured his name to protect his identity. almost identical messages were sprayed on the walls in two other schools in the area. classes were canceled at monta vista hey and neighboring lincoln school. >>> a possible power shift in japan on abc 7 news this morning. >> also in the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff the >> a cyclone that raked sim mow yaw is baring down on fiji. thousandss are left homeless by sigh co cyclone evan. people who survived a deadly 2009 tsunami say this storm is an even worse disaster. tourists are back lacklogged at airports in new zoe land. >> -- new zealand. >> we may get people in the front but they are prit tooefr booked. >>> they are among the tourists who have been evacuatedd from fiji and are camped out trying to find a way home. >>
killed in a stabbing on walnut street in the seminary area of oakland. police are investigating the possibility the killings are related. >>> a high stakes meeting at the white house this afternoon. congressional leaders will talk with president obama trying to avert the "fiscal cliff." ed payne tells us they only have four days. >>> reporter: in what's seen as a last-minute attempt to reach a deal, president obama meets at the white house with senate majority leader harry reid, house minority leader nancy pelosi, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell and house speaker john boehner. they have only four days to reach an agreement or the u.s. economy will go off the so- called "fiscal cliff." that's when automatic spending increases and cuts would take effect. reaching a deal won't be easy because both sides are involved in a high stakes political blame game. >> we are here in washington working while the members of the house of representatives are out watching movies and watching the kids play soccer and basketball and doing all kinds of things. they should be here. >> i told th
and travelers at s f o. oakland and san jose are both dealing with limited delays. s f o, j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> the north brae this was pounding rain and howling wind taking out christmas decorations. jeff bush continues our live tv coverage larksburg >> it has been difficult to with this on-again off-again rainfall the drivers on highway 1 0 1 are back up to full speed but the impact can still be seen >> by nightfall the rainfall has stopped but the rain and roche were covered with water. friday's storm left standing water. like here in front of the big 5 sporting goods store. it did not take long for the water to porsche gray skies by nightfall the rain had stopped but the roadway was still covered in water. the wet road could be seen by the headlights of the oncoming traffic. friday's storm left standing water in several places in larkspurlike here, in front of the big five sporting goods store. you can see that the rain was almost to the top of the curb. but, it passing car to wash over the curb and onto the sidewalk. earlier in the day, damage from the friday storm could be seen.
believe the shooter was aiming at a car passing by. live in oakland, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> a person on a bike was killed by a amtrak train. it happened before 11:30 a.m. the train left oakland 10:00 a.m. there were 92 passengers on board. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >> a man and his dog were killed in a hit-and-run accident this morning about 8:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a man down. the 64-year-old man and his dog were suffering from major injuries. the accident is under investigation at this point, there are no suspects in custody. >>> more fuelrens today in #-- funerals today in newton, connecticut. friends and family said good- bye to benjamin wheeler. he was one of six funerals for the 26 students and teachers killed. funeral rangements for the gunman's mother are being made in new hampshire. >>> vice president joe biden met with officials to launch a new task force to recommend new gun laws. >> for anything to get done we will need the advocacy of the law enforcement in this country. >> joe biden is over seeing the response to last
you can expect coming up. >>> and church service in oakland had a bullet strike a baby stroller. >>> volunteers are set to arrive at glide and they are there to serve christmas meals and we will tell you how many of them will be served up today. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us this tuesday morning, december 25th, i am pam cook. >> i am brian flores, let's take a look at our weather, merry christmas to you rosemary. >> yes, we have splash and dash showers out there and eventually it will be a steady rain and with that rain will come wind as well and maybe hail and lightning. looking at storm tracker 2, wind doppler radars you can see all over southern california is where the steady rain is and a few scattered showers are in and around fairfield right up to air base parkway and if we shift, we have more rain over napa reported earlier this morning and i am tracking scattered showers and i will have a timeline later of what you can expect of what and went coming up, good morning, tara. >>> we have video coming into our news
after falling 30 feet at the oakland coliseum. it happened during last night's raiders broncos game. the man was on the third deck and fell or jumped onto the concrete floor on the lower concourse. it appears to have been an accident but police are still investigating. >>> the nfl commissioner is talking about a new stadium for the raiders. roger goodell was at last night's game and says the league is willing to provide 200 million dollars to help build a stadium to keep the team in oakland but the league's investment will require a deal between the raiders and oakland officials. so we'll have to see what happens. >>> it is 6:04. supreme court watchers are awaiting a decision on gay marriage in california. anne makovec in san francisco with what could come down from a high court later today. ann, good morning. >>> good morning, if the u.s. supreme court decides not to take on the prop 8 case, same sex marriages could resume here in california as soon as the u.s. court of appeals says that they should resume. that is the court that said prop 8 was uncon city i -- unconstitutional ear
. it happened yesterday. it was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. police don't believe it was a random attack. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. sounded like a couple firecrackers going off actually. >> detectives hoped to see what hap
. >>> gun owners turned in their weapon in exchange for cash this weekend n. oakland, the turnout was unprecedented. people started lining up for hours before the event began in oakland. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms. they get $200 cash for each working gun they turned in and for a lot of people, connecticut was very much on their mind. >> it just puts whole gun violence at a different perspective and makes everything real. >> the guns off of the streets, our grandkids or some kids can't get the guns and go out and kill somebody. >> just as cars were lining up for the buyback, ironically gun fire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85 th in oakland in broad daylight. also, a long line in san francisco yesterday. had a gun buyback there and the police worked with community groups to get the word out about that program and so many people respond said they ran out of money and had to give ious. >> and my family's personal history was stolen by guns in their lifetime, my grandfather and father, my mother's a
area streets. over the weekend -- a record six-hundred guns in san francisco and oakland were turned in, during buy-back programs. kron 4's j.r. stone has more. >> revolvers, pistols, you name it, and it is likely that the oakland police department has collected over the weekend. between a gun buyback in oakland, san francisco, 600 were taken off the streets. 300 from oakland, too watered 96 from san francisco. that person we've received $200. and there were-296 recovered from san francisco with " no questions asked. just one day after massacre. >> we set it up at 9:00 a.m. and people were in at six a m. >> in this economic downturn people were so grateful for the money, the $200. people talked about the incredible need that there were feeling, economically. >> oakland and san francisco police said that the information from the guns will be put into a computer database. if it is not connected to a crime it is melted down. also illegal guns we are talking more about that by 6:00 p.m. story. j. r. stone, oakland, kron 4. >> we have much more coverage. more.tonight kron-4 will on the trag
. >>> both oakland and san francisco planned gunning buy back this is past weekend long before the tragedy in connecticut but the mass shooting may have pushed more people to unload their weapons. cars stretched around the block in oakland where officers bought the weapons saturday morning no questions asked. cbs 5 political insider phil matier shows us how the buyback brought together some interesting partnerships. >> reporter: this is one of the more unusual partnerships we have ever seen but today, nobody was arguing with the results. here's the story. >> this is a semi-automatic pistol. this would go over your arm and up on your shoulder so you can carry it underneath your clothing. this one actually has a bayonet. >> reporter: that was opd officer joanna watson showing off a few of the 596 guns including three assault weapons that were taken off the street of oakland and san francisco during this weekend's big gun buyback. one day after the connecticut school shootings. >> this on the heels of what took place on friday shows that the community is very -- becoming very sensitive, very
. investigators say they are following leads but made no arrests. >>> coming up at 10:30, oakland police announce a plan to curve violence. the big name they're bringing in to try to make the streets safe again. >>> retired general norman schwarzkoft divide today of pneumonia. >> you all are better trained, you're better equipped, better led. believe it or not despite of mres you're better fed. but most of all you're a hell of a lot tougher than they are. >> reporter: general schwarzkoft led in kuwait in 1991. storming norman as he was known died at the age of 78. >>> general schwarzkopf is being remembered for his legacy. and former secretary of state colin powell said, his leadership not only led the military service, he led the nation. he was a good friend of mine. i will miss him. >>> bush is spending the night in the hospital. the 41st president has been in the hospital for more than a month with bronchitis. >>> president obama summoned congressional leaders to come to the white house tomorrow in a last ditch effort to try to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. the president arrived in washing
to the east and fairfield, concord, danville, richland, oakland, the south bay. we are looking at scattered showers in fremont. san jose dry, morgan hill with a few scattered showers and along the peninsula, san francisco in to the south bay and along the coastline, pacifica getting wet. half moon bay dry but you can expect scattered showers as well. the satellite, radar, we have this moving through. this is going to be pretty much the most we see for this morning. behind us we will get a bit of a break that you can see that moisture plume just a river of moisture that will continue driving our way and by tomorrow morning, the bulk of this third and final round of rain will come our way. giving you a look. dealing with the scattered showers but by midmorning mostly cloudy but mostly dry. we have a lot of moisture in the air, a few scattered showers a possibility but by sunset here comes more of a steady light rain and into tomorrow morning there is the wallup over the north bay. into 7:00 it's now shifting. at this time tomorrow morning we will be dealing with this, very heavy, rain at time
whole highway 24 corridor, moderate to heavy rain in stretches back to berkeley, oakland, alameda down to san leandro, golf links road getting wet, as you head towards broadway terrace getting wetback to san francisco better radar returns around castro street and delores and mission streets to the ocean and then off the ocean that's where that wave is that we talked about yesterday, now developing and what concerns me about in wave it is slowing the forward progress of this cold front and starting to train echoes that means we are having waves of moderate to heavy rain roll over the same areas two or three or four times now and that's going to create flooding. good news the winds are very light now so hopefully the trees can hold on. the rain is heaviest during the morning, then scattered showers for the afternoon. you are going to deal with the worst of it now through 9:00. >>> roads are slick, wet, a lot of accidents, east shore freeway, earlier accident in the westbound direction past golden gate fields, just jammed bumper-to-bumper that accident has been cleared. eastbound at gilma
are injured this morning after a shooting late last night in oakland. we will have a live report coming up. >> the golden gate bridge was bearing down on the north bay this morning. we are looking at more rain that will be pouring down pretty song. a lot of the moisture is so off shore. >> we do have some heavy rain right now for san francisco over the bay bridge and even parts of the east bay. we're catching a break for a areas--i do what to let you know that concord and highway 242 into walnut creek is picking up some heavy rain that is indicated by the yellowing on your screen. it is falling down at about 2 tenths of an hour. you should drive with extra caution and you will have to use your windshield wipers. >> daly city is under the yellow and there's just some light rain for the mid peninsula. it is currently drive for cupertino and sunnyvale. satellite and radar does show that there is a wider view that is associated with this system. i will have full details for the rest of the bay coming up. >> we are tracking a major hot spot for the east shore freeway. the problem is being compo
the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the man is in serious condition tonight.take a look you can see in the video taken this evening just how long the fall is. it's about 50 feet. deputy i the man may have jumped. police say they do not believe he d.it appears to be an accident. >>> terrifying. well meantime nfl commissioner was at tonight's raider game and talked about the possibility of the raiders sharing the new santa clara stadium with the 49ers. allen has the story tonight from the coliseum. >> nfl great madden, elway, lot and long talked about the memory and finer points of the game. but it was nfl commissioner roger who fielded questions about the possibility of the raiders and 49ers sharing a stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers new stadium it was a requirement that it was capable of hosting 2 teams. >>reporter: 49ers knew 1.2 billion dollars stadium project is under construction in santa clara and is scheduled to be ready by the 2014 season. rai raiders long complained about the old out dated coliseum in oakland. it's t
as somebody fell from the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the man is in serious condition tonight.take a look you can see in the video taken this evening just how long the fall is. it's about 50 feet. deputy i the man may have jumped. police say they do not believe he d.it appears to be an accident. >>> terrifying. well meantime nfl commissioner was at tonight's raider game and talked about the possibility of the raiders sharing the new santa clara stadium with the 49ers. allen has the story tonight from the coliseum. >> nfl great madden, elway, lot and long talked about the memory and finer points of the game. but it was nfl commissioner roger who fielded questions about the possibility of the raiders and 49ers sharing a stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers new stadium it was a requirement that it was capable of hosting 2 teams. >>reporter: 49ers knew 1.2 billion dollars stadium project is under construction in santa clara and is scheduled to be ready by the 2014 season. rai raiders long complained about the old out dated coli
this morning after he fell from the oakland coliseum. a live report is coming up. >> and we are also keeping our eyes on wall street this morning as the jobs report shows more jobs being added on the month of november. we will take a look at those numbers in just a few minutes. >> we're starting out the morning with a partly cloudy conditions. it will be a bit warmer today than what we saw yesterday. will take a look at the visibility and give you this coming up. >> we are pushing closer to the peak of their morning commute and we are still seeing pretty light conditions. the bay bridge toll plaza is backed up once again. no accidents to report is to slow traffic. if you should have on an extra seven minutes. the rest of the bay area rose look good. it is still pretty smooth and easy and no incidents to report coming out of the north bay. >> overnight a strong earthquake jolted the northeastern part of the country this morning. a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck in the pacific ocean are around 518 local time. that is around midnight here in san francisco. the usgs says the earthquake struck a
tonight. >> i'm heather holmes it's a neighborhood in oakland that doesn't typically see this type of violence, but today gunfire erupted in jack london square with deadly consequences. jade hernandez talked to those who heard the gunshots. >> reporter: several callers told dispatch to send officers to 3rd and franklin this afternoon. >> we got multiple calls of gunshots at the it 2:45 today and we pound the victim laying out in have the. >> reporter: paramedics couldn't save the man suffering from gunshot wounds and detectives should down the street and interviewed witnesses and employees inside the oakland grill. >> while we were parking we heard some -- sounds like firecrackers going off. i was saying whoo and thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots. >> reporter: police told these three oakland residents their cars were sitting inside the crime scene. >> we didn't see anything and apparently we parked about exactly the time that it happened. >> very surprising and shocking and very tragic. >> reporter: jack london square is known for its restaurants and shoppin
charges $5 to park at the west oakland station and stations have pricing in place. bart is taking input on the plan on the web site through december 18th. >> there is some signs today prof gres in the fiscal cliff negotiations. the president still says he won't compromise on demands that the wealthyest americans pay more in tax autos he's not criticizing republicans, either. that is a possible indication that private tuck talk was republican leaders are going along okay. >> move on.org is hosting rallies and pushing for an end to those cuts. abc 7 news is at one of them right now. >> this rally supposed to begin at 4:00 this afternoon. they're slow getting started. there is a couple dozen people here this, he say they're expecting about 400 by later tonight. there were rallies like this around the bay area today in walnut creek and into oakland. outside of the social security administration office a crowd of 50 listened to speakers calling on congress to quote do the right thing. >> tax the super rich. protect the middle class. >> they added don't do anything to cut social security or#'
of oakland has seen of 121 homicides. that is a 11 more than 2011. new tonight at a to charles clifford has a closer look at when and where these murders are taking place. >> this is a google earth map. each of these red dots represents the site of a homicide. during the past year he and some of these spots might include more than one the death. at a single location. as reticulated this matter it is indicating that most of these are happening in east oakland. there are a few downtown and also in west oakland. the city's first homicide of 2012 was in january 20th. on the 1800 block of 25th street. isaac white was shot, the 19 year- old was shot outside his home. the 50th was on june 10th. year foothill boulevard. a 26 year-old alameda resident was killed in a house party. the 100 homicide was on october when a 21 year-old man was shot and killed in east oakland near bancroft finally, the most recent homicide was on tuesday evening in the 800 block of hawkins. this man was shot outside of his own home. charles clifford, kron 4 news pure- >> after years of legal wrangling in oakland this power
it is called and napa 36 and about 39 and mid-40s in downtown san francisco. oakland is at 44, 45 for redwood city and san mateo. concord is cooling down to 37. these numbers will continue to drop over the next couple of hours. satellite and radar shows as clear skies overnight but we will see clouds today. it was a dry for most of us with temperatures a little below the average. we may see a slight chance for some showers in the north bay. i'm not worried about any major rain until thursday. it will be widespread by then. we will see showers and rain coming through with a breezy conditions. i have that we have cold air to deal with. this is why we have a frost advisory in effect. the bay shoreline communities and also anterior east bay area at the fuse that is kind of a freeze warning. lows in the 20 thursday. and bring in a sense of plants or cover them otherwise the temperature may kill them. future cast four starts tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. and clouds increasing our and head of the next storm system. we have some snow falling around the ukiah area wednesday night. the green is rain and the ye
palo alto anoche en la calle east empezÓ en la cocina de un departamento. >> en oakland un incendio con 2 vÍctimas, muriÓ u 1 hombre y su acompaÑante estÁ estable se busca a los homicidas >> un caso de demanda por penalizar conductores con licencia extrejera hace que un juez desestime la querella porque eso es ilegal eso podrÍa cambiar la polÍtica de las agencias de polo. >> hay una ley que quiere cam biar las leyes en la frontera. >> las autoridades inician una campaÑa de seguridad para quienes ingresan a estados unidos >> nosotros no somos el enmigo hacemos nosotros trabajo hacemos bastante. >> primero la union hace la fuerza estamos acÁ para asistir a la gente. >> pretende disuadir a la gente que entra ilegalmente a estados unidos esta campaÑa >> cada persona que arrestamos le mostramos un video con riesgos en estados unidos >> el sueÑo americano termino con la vida de 100 persona >> hay 140 personas fallecidas y 37 son de guatemala >> los crimenes son cada vez mÁs mayores por eso se incita denunciar estos casos. >> la comunidad son los ojos y oidos a la gente que denuncie
in a shooting in east oakland. police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound whe n responding to reports of a shooting in 8700 block of birch st.. if the victim is in the hospital in stable condition. authority said two suspects were seen fleeing the area in a vehicle. one of the suspects were armed. no arrests have been made. >> developing news, we are in the final hours some lawmakers to keep the nation from going over the so- called " fiscal cliff. " economists fear the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could trigger a new recession. andrew spencer explains how negotiations today must now overcome a " major setback. " >> talks on briefly hit a major setback over social security benefits. both sides agree to push for. >> i want everyone to know that i'm willing to get this done but i do need a dance partner. joe biden is that person. top-level resources stated that the two were talking and if nothing is resolved by midnight then the taxes will increase for everyone. >> one mom and mexican stated that this is about 1 months of groceries. >> democrats want the tax
a day after oakland's top officials unveiled a new plan to fight crime. three people were killed overnight. two young men were gunned down about one this morning on mead avenue. about an hour and a half later. a woman was found stabbed to death on walnut street. kron 4's j.r. stone has more on what one of the department's new "top cop" consultants is saying about the crime rate. >> this troubled community. >> reporter: bill bratton will be a consultant for oakland police department starting in february. >> it could we give this deployed in a timely manner and more effectively for crime-fighting strategies >> reporter: bratton also tells me it's about changing the relationship between officers and those in the community to where people trust the police. he says that in la that was another major problem the city was dealing with when he got there. he's hoping to turn >> it is the lack of confidence on part of the public that the of the police department is not confident on dealing with the growing crime problem. >> reporter: he was a former police commissioner in the new york and b
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